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MS Information Technology

Program Objectives

The MS-IT is designed for an audience of professionals seeking to improve their applied knowledge in various domains of IT. This program covers the latest trends that are vital for today´s modern business. The curriculum of MS-IT is a blend of latest technological topics and managerial skills that are vital for IT managers for large public and private sector companies. The MS-IT would enable the graduates to possess the combination of knowledge and hands-on expertise to apply this knowledge to select hardware and software products appropriate for the organization. It will equip the graduates with the skills to integrate hardware and software products in accordance to the organizational needs and infrastructure as well as Install, customize and maintain hardware and software, and administer networks while ensuring network and system security.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates with at least sixteen years of education in the relevant disciplines are eligible for admission. Following are the basic requirements for admission to the MSInformation Technology program:

  1. 4 year BCS / BIT / BE or BS (Telecomm, Electrical, Electronics, Software Engineering) from an HEC recognized university having scored at least 3.0/4.0 CGPA
  2. 2 years Master’s degree with specialization in Computing/ IT/ MIS (awarded after 2 year B.Sc) with an aggregate of 60% marks from an HEC recognized university.

Scheme of Courses

Number of semesters: 03
Core courses: 12
Elective courses: 12
Thesis/project/additional courses: 06
Total credit hours: 30

Research Thesis/Project/Course work:

In order to cope with the market competitiveness and rapidly changing technological requirements, MS-IT program has been designed as such that a student may opt between a research project and additional courses/Independent Studies. However, students who intend to continue in the PhD program must opt for a research thesis in MS.

Semester Wise Breakup of Courses

Semester 1

Code Course Credits
CS-711 Advanced Database Management Systems 3
CS-712 Telecom Management 3
  Elective I 3
  Elective II 3

Semester 2

Code Course Credits
CS-713 Information Security and Assurance 3
CS-714 Information Technology Infrastructure 3
  Elective III 3
  Elective IV 3

Semester 3

Code Course Credits
  Thesis/Projec/Courses/Ind. Study 6

MS-IT Elective List

The Institute will offer any 4 courses from the elective list given below. In case a student opts for course work instead of thesis, one additional course along with one independent study in IT will be offered. Further, the Institute may add/remove elective courses depending upon the demand and availability of resources.

Code Course Credits
CSE-741
CSE-742
CSE-743
CSE-744
CSE-745
CSE-746
CSE-747
CSE-748
CSE-749
CSE-750
CSE-752
CSE-753
CSE-754
CSE-755
CSE-757
CSE-770
Advanced Topics in Databases
Information Technology Architecture
Advanced Computer Networks
Advanced Multimedia Technologies
Advanced Web Technologies
Economics of Technology
IT Project Management
IT Disaster Management
IT Audit and Assessment
IT Policy, Laws, and Practice
Distributed Systems
Management of Technology
Advanced Database Administration
Advanced Network Administration
Advanced Software Project Management
Independent Study
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Note: The Institute may add or remove the electives according to the resources available.